Rough Road Ahead For Dewey Attys In Cutthroat Job Market

Law360, New York (May 29, 2012, 9:11 PM EDT) -- Associates left behind at bankrupt Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP may have to put their BigLaw ambitions on hold to find employment, including taking jobs at smaller firms or temporary work, and some may end up forced out of the legal industry altogether, experts say.

While partners stood a good chance of landing on their feet, experts said associates and legal staff would have to wrestle with a poor hiring climate, as well the stigma associated with the fact that they hadn't already joined former partners at...
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